Stories about Food from May, 2007
Nami-Nami examines the menu of the Emperor of Japan during his recent visit to Estonia: “The only ‘outsider’ is the snow crab, which was caught in Kamtchatka.”
Presidential elections in Panama are not scheduled until May 2009, but bloggers are already keeping a watchful eye out for any developments. Another interesting turn of events that will arrive sooner than the elections is the expected release of former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega. Finally, in addition to blog entries about visas, travel and food, one blogger's hopeful encounter with a beautiful woman turns out to be something more unexpected and less appealing.
“This little gem…is a riot of colour and it’s got some interesting recipes by top chefs from Antigua, St Lucia and St Kitts & Nevis”: Can Cook, Must Cook discovers a cool new Caribbean cookbook.
It's been yet another busy week for Kuwaiti bloggers who give us a break down of their day to day activities. While one contemplates why he should register to attend a film festival, others are visiting relatives and friends, ordering lunches in, comparing hypermarket prices and scrutinising Google Earth for places they didn't know existed in their country. Abdullatif Al Omar has more.
Olechko attends Beregynya, an annual folk festival in Lutsk, and helps her family sell some delicious homemade mead.
Carpetblogger eats pizza in Istanbul and provides “more proof Turkey was never part of the Soviet Union“: “
Here we are again, ready to peek into the world of Hindi blogs to see what's happening in that part of the global blogosphere. A lot has happened in this time period in the Hindi blogosphere, nothing short of a civil war and though there's a sort of uneasy peace...
Sing Yin prepares the local breakfast accompaniment kaya and shares the recipe and preparation on her blog.
Cat in Rabat reports that The United Nations Refugee Office in Morocco has closed its doors after African migrants stormed the building on Saturday. “They were demanding financial assistance for accommodation and food, as well as residency papers, access to healthcare, and the right to work,” she says, adding: “There...
“Someone emailed me telling me that the ministry shut down the Jahra branch of the ***** restaurant because it turned out they were catching street cats and using their meat for their Shawerma. Today this news is in the papers and here is a link to an article from Al...
Mouth watering descriptions of the popular Peruvian dish ceviche, the specialty of Lima restaurant Sonia, are featured in this review on Klephblog. In addition to recommending the fish-based dish, he also recommends several other items on the menu and provides helpful directions to the eatery.
The Turkish Invasion returns to Moscow from vacation and finds himself locked out: “All my attempts to get into my flat was vain because of a non existent door handle and a welded keyhole. I had to change sim cards to reach my landlord, who was enjoying a peaceful getaway...
Israeli blogger David Bogner isn't happy with candy he bought at a local store. His advice to his readers is: “Look, a word to the wise. Stay away from ‘Klipp Klapp ACE-FIT’ candies… and for G-d sakes, stay the hell away from anything containing Isomalt. Unless, of course, you enjoy...
Peru Food translates the speech given by Gastón Acurio, who stands behind the idea that Peruvian food can be a vehicle to fundamentally change the country for the better.
What is the difference between Chicken Majboos and Chicken Biryani? How do you react when you are suddenly face to face with the Amir (Ruler) of Kuwait? And how do you survive a dust storm? These are just some of the issues Kuwaiti bloggers are discussing this week and which Abdullatif Alomar keeps us updated with.
From turning a blind eye to racial hatred being spewed on the internet to hoarding prawns caught in the closed season for a religious festival four months away, Bahraini bloggers were busy typing away this week, reports Ayesha Saldanha.
“All Trinis have a story about Crix because it’s one of the first things we eat as children. I’ve eaten Crix with practically everything…it’s because of this versatility that Crix are affectionately known as ‘Vital Supplies’.”: Can Cook, Must Cook sings the praises of Trinidad and Tobago's most popular biscuit.
This blog has put together recipes for some famous Korean dishes. If you don’t read Korean, try to guess the ingredients from the photos.
Food Blogs: Pata de Cerdo from Spain, Pork Katsu from Japan and Stir-fried Pork with Cincaluk from Malaysia
Another installment of food blogs from around the world focuses on the use of pork in many different types of delicious dishes. Chef Melissa De Leòn Douglass takes us on a tour.
McDonald’s coffee better than Starbucks? A blogger, tbook, introduces a news article and explains why he (she) avoids Starbucks (among one of many reasons) [KO, EN].